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21W.730-2 The Creative Spark (MIT) 21W.730-2 The Creative Spark (MIT)

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"Creative activity (isn't) the icing on the cake. Human creativity is the cake." (Jerry Hirschberg) Creativity - "the mastery of information and skills in the service of dreams" (Hirschberg) - is much prized in the arts, science, business and the classroom. What does the creative process look like? Under what conditions does it flourish - what ignites the creative spark? Attempting to answer these questions, this class explores ways creativity has been understood in Western culture: what we prize and fear about creativity and its wellsprings; how writers, artists, scientists and inventors have described their own creative processes; how psychologists and philosophers have theorized it; ways in which creativity has been represented in Western culture, particularly "Creative activity (isn't) the icing on the cake. Human creativity is the cake." (Jerry Hirschberg) Creativity - "the mastery of information and skills in the service of dreams" (Hirschberg) - is much prized in the arts, science, business and the classroom. What does the creative process look like? Under what conditions does it flourish - what ignites the creative spark? Attempting to answer these questions, this class explores ways creativity has been understood in Western culture: what we prize and fear about creativity and its wellsprings; how writers, artists, scientists and inventors have described their own creative processes; how psychologists and philosophers have theorized it; ways in which creativity has been represented in Western culture, particularly

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Creativity | Creativity | mastery | mastery | information | information | skills | skills | dreams | dreams | creative process | creative process | creative spark | creative spark | writing | writing | communication | communication | Western culture | Western culture | writers | writers | artists | artists | scientists | scientists | inventors | inventors | psychologists | psychologists | philosophers | philosophers | Twentieth century | Twentieth century | films | films | everyday life | everyday life | Rollo May | Rollo May | Joan Didion | Joan Didion | John Updike | John Updike | Alice Walker | Alice Walker | Oliver Sacks | Oliver Sacks | Paul Taylor | Paul Taylor | Maya Lin | Maya Lin | Dave Brubeck | Dave Brubeck | journals | journals

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18.441 Statistical Inference (MIT) 18.441 Statistical Inference (MIT)

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Reviews probability and introduces statistical inference. Point and interval estimation. The maximum likelihood method. Hypothesis testing. Likelihood-ratio tests and Bayesian methods. Nonparametric methods. Analysis of variance, regression analysis and correlation. Chi-square goodness of fit tests. More theoretical than 18.443 (Statistics for Applications) and more detailed in its treatment of statistics than 18.05 (Introduction to Probability and Statistics). Reviews probability and introduces statistical inference. Point and interval estimation. The maximum likelihood method. Hypothesis testing. Likelihood-ratio tests and Bayesian methods. Nonparametric methods. Analysis of variance, regression analysis and correlation. Chi-square goodness of fit tests. More theoretical than 18.443 (Statistics for Applications) and more detailed in its treatment of statistics than 18.05 (Introduction to Probability and Statistics).

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probability | probability | statistical inference | statistical inference | Point and interval estimation | Point and interval estimation | The maximum likelihood method | The maximum likelihood method | Hypothesis testing | Hypothesis testing | Likelihood-ratio tests | Likelihood-ratio tests | Bayesian methods | Bayesian methods | Nonparametric methods | Nonparametric methods | Analysis of variance | Analysis of variance | regression analysis | regression analysis | correlation | correlation | Chi-square goodness of fit tests | Chi-square goodness of fit tests | Likelihood-ratio tests and Bayesian methods | Likelihood-ratio tests and Bayesian methods | regression analysis and correlation | regression analysis and correlation | probability | statistical inference | probability | statistical inference | Analysis of variance | regression analysis and correlation | Analysis of variance | regression analysis and correlation

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Glenn on Middeck Glenn on Middeck

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osteoporsisexperimentinorbitosteomiddeckjohnglennsts95 | osteoporsisexperimentinorbitosteomiddeckjohnglennsts95 | osteoporsisexperimentinorbitosteomiddeckjohnglennsts95discovery | osteoporsisexperimentinorbitosteomiddeckjohnglennsts95discovery

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'Naess Crusader' a few days before her launch 'Naess Crusader' a few days before her launch

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sky | sky | cloud | cloud | abstract | abstract | reflection | reflection | industry | industry | window | window | glass | glass | yard | yard | boats | boats | daylight | daylight | boat | boat | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | crane | crane | mark | mark | grain | grain | platform | platform | bank | bank | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | calm | calm | structure | structure | historic | historic | riverwear | riverwear | cranes | cranes | chain | chain | deck | deck | maritime | maritime | unusual | unusual | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | float | float | passage | passage | shipping | shipping | tyneside | tyneside | fascinating | fascinating | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | shipyardworkers | shipyardworkers | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | december1972 | december1972 | obocarrier | obocarrier | northsandsshipyard | northsandsshipyard | oilbulkore | oilbulkore | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | largestships | largestships

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The engine room of 'Naess Crusader' The engine room of 'Naess Crusader'

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shadow | shadow | abstract | abstract | industry | industry | metal | metal | wall | wall | stairs | stairs | cord | cord | vent | vent | interesting | interesting | wire | wire | construction | construction | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | floor | floor | mechanical | mechanical | interior | interior | parts | parts | tube | tube | engine | engine | machine | machine | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | structure | structure | ceiling | ceiling | historic | historic | riverwear | riverwear | beam | beam | maritime | maritime | bolt | bolt | cylinder | cylinder | oil | oil | unusual | unusual | shipyard | shipyard | shipping | shipping | striking | striking | ore | ore | development | development | components | components | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | engineroom | engineroom | bulk | bulk | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | largestship | largestship | marineengineering | marineengineering | obocarrier | obocarrier | 24april1973 | 24april1973 | northsandsshipyard | northsandsshipyard | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd

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Tugboats towing 'Naess Crusader' after her launch Tugboats towing 'Naess Crusader' after her launch

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light | light | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | abstract | abstract | blur | blur | industry | industry | window | window | water | water | glass | glass | night | night | spectacular | spectacular | boats | boats | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | crane | crane | surreal | surreal | bank | bank | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | calm | calm | structure | structure | tyne | tyne | historic | historic | riverwear | riverwear | chain | chain | deck | deck | maritime | maritime | porthole | porthole | oil | oil | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | passage | passage | shipping | shipping | majestic | majestic | ore | ore | development | development | tugboats | tugboats | towing | towing | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | bulk | bulk | towed | towed | astonishing | astonishing | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | shiplaunch | shiplaunch | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | northsands | northsands | largestship | largestship | obocarrier | obocarrier | northsandsshipyard | northsandsshipyard | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | 21december1972 | 21december1972 | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd

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3.032 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (MIT) 3.032 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (MIT)

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Here we will learn about the mechanical behavior of structures and materials, from the continuum description of properties to the atomistic and molecular mechanisms that confer those properties to all materials. We will cover elastic and plastic deformation, creep, and fracture of materials including crystalline and amorphous metals, ceramics, and (bio)polymers, and will focus on the design and processing of materials from the atomic to the macroscale to achieve desired mechanical behavior. Integrated laboratories provide the opportunity to explore these concepts through hands-on experiments including instrumentation of pressure vessels, visualization of atomistic deformation in bubble rafts, nanoindentation, and uniaxial mechanical testing, as well as writing assignments to communicate th Here we will learn about the mechanical behavior of structures and materials, from the continuum description of properties to the atomistic and molecular mechanisms that confer those properties to all materials. We will cover elastic and plastic deformation, creep, and fracture of materials including crystalline and amorphous metals, ceramics, and (bio)polymers, and will focus on the design and processing of materials from the atomic to the macroscale to achieve desired mechanical behavior. Integrated laboratories provide the opportunity to explore these concepts through hands-on experiments including instrumentation of pressure vessels, visualization of atomistic deformation in bubble rafts, nanoindentation, and uniaxial mechanical testing, as well as writing assignments to communicate th

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Basic concepts of solid mechanics and mechanical behavior of materials | Basic concepts of solid mechanics and mechanical behavior of materials | stress-strain relationships | stress-strain relationships | stress transformation | stress transformation | elasticity | elasticity | plasticity and fracture. Case studies include materials selection for bicycle frames | plasticity and fracture. Case studies include materials selection for bicycle frames | stress shielding in biomedical implants; residual stresses in thin films; and ancient materials. Lab experiments and demonstrations give hands-on experience of the physical concepts at a variety of length scales. Use of facilities for measuring mechanical properties including standard mechanical tests | stress shielding in biomedical implants; residual stresses in thin films; and ancient materials. Lab experiments and demonstrations give hands-on experience of the physical concepts at a variety of length scales. Use of facilities for measuring mechanical properties including standard mechanical tests | bubble raft models | bubble raft models | atomic force microscopy and nanoindentation. | atomic force microscopy and nanoindentation. | plasticity and fracture | plasticity and fracture | Case studies | Case studies | materials selection | materials selection | bicycle frames | bicycle frames | stress shielding in biomedical implants | stress shielding in biomedical implants | residual stresses in thin films | residual stresses in thin films | ancient materials | ancient materials | standard mechanical tests | standard mechanical tests | solid mechanics | solid mechanics | mechanical behavior of materials | mechanical behavior of materials

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'Naess Crusader' near completion 'Naess Crusader' near completion

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roof | roof | sky | sky | abstract | abstract | industry | industry | window | window | water | water | glass | glass | wall | wall | buildings | buildings | vent | vent | boat | boat | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | mechanical | mechanical | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | grain | grain | machine | machine | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | cargo | cargo | structure | structure | historic | historic | riverwear | riverwear | cranes | cranes | chain | chain | deck | deck | doorway | doorway | porthole | porthole | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | hook | hook | shipyard | shipyard | float | float | shipping | shipping | development | development | impressive | impressive | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | fasinating | fasinating | manorquay | manorquay | largestship | largestship | june1973 | june1973 | obocarrier | obocarrier | northsandsshipyard | northsandsshipyard | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | fittingoutquay | fittingoutquay | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd

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Deck view of 'Naess Crusader' at the fitting out quay Deck view of 'Naess Crusader' at the fitting out quay

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bridge | bridge | roof | roof | chimney | chimney | sky | sky | abstract | abstract | industry | industry | window | window | glass | glass | wall | wall | buildings | buildings | river | river | vent | vent | interesting | interesting | dock | dock | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | stair | stair | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | mechanical | mechanical | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | crane | crane | timber | timber | parts | parts | debris | debris | bridges | bridges | machine | machine | bank | bank | rail | rail | plate | plate | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | tools | tools | structure | structure | historic | historic | stages | stages | riverwear | riverwear | foundation | foundation | cranes | cranes | chain | chain | pile | pile | cylinder | cylinder | oil | oil | unusual | unusual | shipyard | shipyard | shipping | shipping | ore | ore | development | development | carrier | carrier | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | bulk | bulk | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | manorquay | manorquay | largestship | largestship | obocarrier | obocarrier | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | fittingoutquay | fittingoutquay | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | 29january1973 | 29january1973 | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd

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4.303 Dialogue in Art, Architecture, and Urbanism (MIT) 4.303 Dialogue in Art, Architecture, and Urbanism (MIT)

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In this class we will examine how the idea of the city has been "translated" by artists, architects, and other diverse disciplines. We will consider how collaborations between artists and architects might provide opportunities for rethinking / redesigning urban spaces. The class will look specifically at planned cities like Brasilia, Las Vegas, Canberra, and Celebration and compare such tabula rasa designs with the redesign of recyclable urban spaces demonstrated in projects such as Ground Zero, Barcelona 2004, and Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway. While the course will involve some reading and discussion, coursework will focus largely on the students' own projects / interventions that should evolve over the course of the semester.  Of the two weekly class meetings, one will be a gr In this class we will examine how the idea of the city has been "translated" by artists, architects, and other diverse disciplines. We will consider how collaborations between artists and architects might provide opportunities for rethinking / redesigning urban spaces. The class will look specifically at planned cities like Brasilia, Las Vegas, Canberra, and Celebration and compare such tabula rasa designs with the redesign of recyclable urban spaces demonstrated in projects such as Ground Zero, Barcelona 2004, and Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway. While the course will involve some reading and discussion, coursework will focus largely on the students' own projects / interventions that should evolve over the course of the semester.  Of the two weekly class meetings, one will be a gr

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cities | cities | urbanism | urbanism | artists | artists | architects | architects | collaboration | collaboration | translation | translation | revitalization | revitalization | urban space | urban space | redistricting | redistricting | planned cities | planned cities | development | development | ground zero | ground zero | blank slate | blank slate | interventions | interventions | architecture | architecture | visual artists | visual artists | production models | production models | design process | design process

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James Buchli in a T-38

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discovery | spaceshuttlediscovery | sts61a | sts48 | sts29 | sts51c | jamesbuchli

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On the bridge of 'Naess Crusader' On the bridge of 'Naess Crusader'

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door | door | bridge | bridge | light | light | abstract | abstract | reflection | reflection | industry | industry | window | window | glass | glass | wall | wall | river | river | screw | screw | handle | handle | switch | switch | daylight | daylight | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | floor | floor | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | letters | letters | pipe | pipe | surreal | surreal | plate | plate | vessel | vessel | tools | tools | structure | structure | ceiling | ceiling | historic | historic | riverwear | riverwear | deck | deck | cardboard | cardboard | maritime | maritime | controls | controls | cylinder | cylinder | unusual | unusual | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | shipping | shipping | development | development | carrier | carrier | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | seatrials | seatrials | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | shipinterior | shipinterior | largestship | largestship | obocarrier | obocarrier | northsandsshipyard | northsandsshipyard | oilbulkore | oilbulkore | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | 4june1973 | 4june1973 | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd

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'Naess Crusader' being fitted out at Manor Quay 'Naess Crusader' being fitted out at Manor Quay

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roof | roof | chimney | chimney | sky | sky | abstract | abstract | industry | industry | window | window | wall | wall | buildings | buildings | river | river | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | stair | stair | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | panel | panel | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | crane | crane | timber | timber | parts | parts | name | name | awesome | awesome | debris | debris | letters | letters | pipe | pipe | platform | platform | bank | bank | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | structure | structure | historic | historic | riverwear | riverwear | cranes | cranes | chain | chain | deck | deck | doorway | doorway | pile | pile | maritime | maritime | cylinder | cylinder | unusual | unusual | hook | hook | shipyard | shipyard | float | float | shipping | shipping | majestic | majestic | development | development | impressive | impressive | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | manorquay | manorquay | largestship | largestship | obocarrier | obocarrier | northsandsshipyard | northsandsshipyard | fittedout | fittedout | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | fittingoutquay | fittingoutquay | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | 26february1973 | 26february1973 | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | quayfloor | quayfloor

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Dynamic Test Stand Dynamic Test Stand

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spaceshuttle | spaceshuttle | enterprise | enterprise | dynamicteststand | dynamicteststand | teststand | teststand | test | test

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'Naess Crusader' on sea trials 'Naess Crusader' on sea trials

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ocean | ocean | sea | sea | abstract | abstract | reflection | reflection | industry | industry | water | water | glass | glass | vent | vent | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | marine | marine | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | panel | panel | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | parts | parts | smoke | smoke | united | united | rail | rail | kingdom | kingdom | vessel | vessel | calm | calm | aerial | aerial | cargo | cargo | tools | tools | structure | structure | historic | historic | steam | steam | riverwear | riverwear | container | container | deck | deck | crew | crew | transportation | transportation | frame | frame | cylinder | cylinder | unusual | unusual | shipping | shipping | development | development | trials | trials | impressive | impressive | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | seatrials | seatrials | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | june1973 | june1973 | obocarrier | obocarrier | northsandsshipyard | northsandsshipyard | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | aerialbowview | aerialbowview | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | largestships | largestships

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18.443 Statistics for Applications (MIT) 18.443 Statistics for Applications (MIT)

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This course provides a broad treatment of statistics, concentrating on specific statistical techniques used in science and industry. The course topics include hypothesis testing and estimation. It also includes confidence intervals, chi-square tests, nonparametric statistics, analysis of variance, regression, and correlation. This course provides a broad treatment of statistics, concentrating on specific statistical techniques used in science and industry. The course topics include hypothesis testing and estimation. It also includes confidence intervals, chi-square tests, nonparametric statistics, analysis of variance, regression, and correlation.

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hypothesis testing and estimation; confidence intervals; chi-square tests; nonparametric statistics; analysis of variance; regression; correlation | hypothesis testing and estimation; confidence intervals; chi-square tests; nonparametric statistics; analysis of variance; regression; correlation | hypothesis testing and estimation | hypothesis testing and estimation | confidence intervals | confidence intervals | chi-square tests | chi-square tests | nonparametric statistics | nonparametric statistics | analysis of variance | analysis of variance | regression | regression | correlation | correlation

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D4GL04 Economics of Manufacture

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In this unit we will be looking at the techniques applied by engineers and managers to assist with planning and decision making in order to manufacture a product. We will look at how data can be manipulated to show how to calculate the true cost of manufacture or to help in the decision of whether a project is viable or not. The techniques we will cover are not an exhaustive list but are the ones typically used in manufacturing sites across the world. Some knowledge of basic arithmetic operations is assumed but no advanced mathematics is required for this unit.

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D4GL 04 | Identifying categories of costs | Manufacturing costs | Allocation of overhead costs | Cost unit rate | Machine hour rate | Depreciation costs | Break-even analysis | Profit and break-even points | Safety margin | Economic batch quantities | Financial appraisal techniques | Cash flow statement | Payback period | Tax | SCQF Level 7

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Astrophysics (MIT) Astrophysics (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity, astrophysics, and elements of cosmology. Extension to current developments in theory and observation. Energy and momentum in flat spacetime; the metric; curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction; trajectories and orbits of particles and light; elementary models of the Cosmos. Weekly meetings include an evening seminar and recitation. The last third of the semester is reserved for collaborative research projects on topics such as the Global Positioning System, solar system tests of relativity, descending into a black hole, gravitational lensing, gravitational waves, Gravity Probe B, and more advanced Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity, astrophysics, and elements of cosmology. Extension to current developments in theory and observation. Energy and momentum in flat spacetime; the metric; curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction; trajectories and orbits of particles and light; elementary models of the Cosmos. Weekly meetings include an evening seminar and recitation. The last third of the semester is reserved for collaborative research projects on topics such as the Global Positioning System, solar system tests of relativity, descending into a black hole, gravitational lensing, gravitational waves, Gravity Probe B, and more advanced

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black hole | black hole | general relativity | general relativity | astrophysics | astrophysics | cosmology | cosmology | Energy and momentum in flat spacetime | Energy and momentum in flat spacetime | the metric | the metric | curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction | curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction | trajectories and orbits of particles and light | trajectories and orbits of particles and light | elementary models of the Cosmos | elementary models of the Cosmos | Global Positioning System | Global Positioning System | solar system tests of relativity | solar system tests of relativity | descending into a black hole | descending into a black hole | gravitational lensing | gravitational lensing | gravitational waves | gravitational waves | Gravity Probe B | Gravity Probe B | more advanced models of the Cosmos | more advanced models of the Cosmos | spacetime curvature | spacetime curvature | rotating centers of attraction | rotating centers of attraction | nonrotating centers of attraction | nonrotating centers of attraction | event horizon | event horizon | energy | energy | momentum | momentum | flat spacetime | flat spacetime | metric | metric | trajectories | trajectories | orbits | orbits | particles | particles | light | light | elementary | elementary | models | models | cosmos | cosmos | spacetime | spacetime | curvature | curvature | flat | flat | GPS | GPS | gravitational | gravitational | lensing | lensing | waves | waves | rotating | rotating | nonrotating | nonrotating | centers | centers | attraction | attraction | solar system | solar system | tests | tests | relativity | relativity | general | general | advanced | advanced

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Testing a SAFER System During EVA Testing a SAFER System During EVA

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extravehicularactivitysimplifiedaidforevarescuests64mar | extravehicularactivitysimplifiedaidforevarescuests64mar | extravehicularactivitysimplifiedaidforevarescuests64markleesaferspacewalk | extravehicularactivitysimplifiedaidforevarescuests64markleesaferspacewalk

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21A.216J Dilemmas in Bio-Medical Ethics: Playing God or Doing Good? (MIT) 21A.216J Dilemmas in Bio-Medical Ethics: Playing God or Doing Good? (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to the cross-cultural study of bio-medical ethics. It examines moral foundations of the science and practice of western bio-medicine through case studies of abortion, contraception, cloning, organ transplantation, and other issues. It also evaluates challenges that new medical technologies pose to the practice and availability of medical services around the globe, and to cross-cultural ideas of kinship and personhood. It discusses critiques of the bio-medical tradition from anthropological, feminist, legal, religious, and cross-cultural theorists. This course is an introduction to the cross-cultural study of bio-medical ethics. It examines moral foundations of the science and practice of western bio-medicine through case studies of abortion, contraception, cloning, organ transplantation, and other issues. It also evaluates challenges that new medical technologies pose to the practice and availability of medical services around the globe, and to cross-cultural ideas of kinship and personhood. It discusses critiques of the bio-medical tradition from anthropological, feminist, legal, religious, and cross-cultural theorists.

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Anthropology | Anthropology | cross-cultural study | cross-cultural study | bio-medical ethics | bio-medical ethics | moral foundations | moral foundations | science | science | western bio-medicine | western bio-medicine | case studies | case studies | abortion | abortion | contraception | contraception | cloning | cloning | organ transplantation | organ transplantation | medical technologies | medical technologies | practice | practice | availability | availability | medical services | medical services | globe | globe | kinship | kinship | personhood | personhood | critique | critique | anthropological | anthropological | feminist | feminist | legal | legal | religious | religious | theorists. | theorists. | theorists | theorists | 21A.216 | 21A.216 | SP.622 | SP.622

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Portrait of sculptor Vernon Voelz in the studio with his works in Sarasota Portrait of sculptor Vernon Voelz in the studio with his works in Sarasota

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sculpture | sculpture | florida | florida | artists | artists | sarasota | sarasota | sculptors | sculptors | artistsstudios | artistsstudios | vernonvoelz | vernonvoelz

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Bone growth and repair Bone growth and repair

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Andy Meal – lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham. Andy Meal – lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham. Describes the growth of a long bone, and the process of bone fracture repair. Andy Meal – lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham. Describes the growth of a long bone, and the process of bone fracture repair. Andy Meal – lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham.

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UNow | UNow | UKOER | UKOER | Histology | Histology | Cell biology | Cell biology | Bone growth | Bone growth | Ossification | Ossification | fracture healing | fracture healing | osteoclasts | osteoclasts | osteoblasts | osteoblasts

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Discovery STS-133 Mission Landing Discovery STS-133 Mission Landing

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capecanaveral | capecanaveral | discovery | discovery | florida | florida | nasakennedyspacecenter | nasakennedyspacecenter | runway | runway | sts133 | sts133 | sts133landing | sts133landing | shuttlelandingfacilityslf | shuttlelandingfacilityslf | tire | tire | fl | fl | usa | usa

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14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics (MIT) 14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics (MIT)

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This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed in the further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for 14.32. No prior preparation in probability and statistics is required, but familiarity with basic algebra and calculus is assumed. This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed in the further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for 14.32. No prior preparation in probability and statistics is required, but familiarity with basic algebra and calculus is assumed.

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Economics | Economics | statistics | statistics | methods | methods | probability | probability | economists | economists | social scientists | social scientists | econometrics | econometrics | algebra | algebra | calculus | calculus

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Centre, Artists Society, Mansur, Baghdad Centre, Artists Society, Mansur, Baghdad

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iraq | iraq | artists | artists | society | society | fundação | fundação | artista | artista | gulbenkian | gulbenkian | associação | associação | iraque | iraque | fundaçãocaloustegulbenkian | fundaçãocaloustegulbenkian | bagdade | bagdade | artistssociety | artistssociety | associaçãodeartistasiraquianos | associaçãodeartistasiraquianos

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